Meet the Filmmaker – Jack Bailey // CONTINUUM 01 – South in Self Exile

Meet the Filmmaker: Jack Bailey – Continuum 01 – South in Self Exile Jack Bailey is a Byron Bay based, contemporary landscape artist with a detailed eye for abstraction, shape and tone. Challenging traditional landscape art, photography and film through fastidious exploration of formal elements within local and international environments. Jack creates unique works that

BBFF2017 Winners

We are delighted to announce the award winners of the festival: BEST FILM AWARD One Less God Director: Lliam Worthington BEST DRAMATIC FEATURE  Jungle Director: Greg McLean Honourable Mention: An American in Texas Director: Anthony Pedone BEST SURF FILM Heavy Water Director: Michael Oblowitz BEST ANIMATION Loving Vincent Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman BEST ENVIRONMENTAL FILM

Byron Bay International Film Festival Screenplay Competition Winners

Local Byron Shire screenwriter and filmmaker, Clare Sladden, has won the inaugural 2017 Byron Bay International Film Festival Screenplay Contest for her screenplay Broken Head. Contest Director, Pim Hendrix, presented the US$2500 first prize and Final Draft Screenwriting software package to the writer at the festival’s final night gala at the Byron Community Centre on October

Yes!

Yes! Byron Bay Film Festival proudly supports Marriage Equality, and was proud to screen the documentary ‘Freedom to Marry’, which showed us the thirty five year campaign of Evan Wolfson to achieve marriage equality in the USA. With several local organisations including our great festival partners Screenworks, putting their hands up as supporters of marriage